Object ID
F2014.21
Object Name
Trophy
Date Created
August 18, 1954
Object Entities
AHEPA, (is related to)
Object Description
Small silver plastic trophy. On the cup it is embellished with the Ahepan seal of Hermes' head, olive branches and a pheonix in flight. Around this symbol is written "XI National Ahepan Olympiad- Pittsburgh, Penna." On the base of the trophy is a black plaque that reads "Second Place, 4 Man 440 YD. Relay, August 18, 1954"
Origin
The mission of the AHEPA Family is to promote Hellenism, Education, Philanthropy, Civic Responsibility, and Family and Individual Excellence. Hellenism An important component of AHEPA's mission is to create an awareness of the principles of Hellenism to society. These principles include a commitment to humanity, freedom, and democracy. The preservation and promotion of these ideals is where AHEPA has, and always will be, deeply committed. AHEPA hosted "Olymiads" in major cities for several decades during the mid to late 20th century. The olympics were open to all athletes of Greek decent from through out the country.
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Citation
Trophy, August 18, 1954, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/10446. Accessed 01/24/21.